By Gloria J. Hathaway, Nick H. Proctor(auth.)
The imperative source for future health pros on in all likelihood dangerous chemicals--now absolutely updated
Proctor and Hughes' Chemical risks of the place of work, 5th version offers a complete reference textual content for overall healthiness pros who want toxicology facts on chemical compounds that could be encountered in a variety of paintings settings. construction at the luck of the Fourth Edition-already a customary text-this new version updates and revises the greater than six hundred entries of that textual content, and likewise provides monographs on new compounds.
Introductory chapters conceal toxicological strategies, medical manifestations of publicity, the prognosis of occupational illness, and business hygiene facets of chemical exposures. the remainder of the textual content involves greater than 625 alphabetically prepared entries on person compounds, every one of which includes:
* Chemical formula
* CAS number
* 2003 ACGIH (American convention of presidency business Hygienists) threshold restrict value
* actual properties
* resources of exposure
* Routes of exposure
* Toxicological data
The toxicological facts comprises either acute and persistent results, specifically as regarding any identified publicity degrees. the knowledge emphasizes human stories and instances over animal info every time enough details is out there, and addresses any recognized carcinogenic, mutagenic, fetotoxic, or different reproductive results. scientific details is gifted in a succinct narrative shape to help in understanding.
effortless to take advantage of, in-depth, and entire, Proctor and Hughes' Chemical risks of the office, 5th version deals occupational healthiness physicians, nurses, commercial hygienists, and different security pros a useful and up to date resource.Content:
Chapter 1 Toxicological Concepts—Setting publicity Limits (pages 1–10):
Chapter 2 The Chemical dangers (pages 11–752):
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J Appl Toxicol 12: 311–316, 1992 IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of the Carcinogenic Risks to Humans, Vol 63, Dry cleaning, some chlorinated solvents and other industrial chemicals, pp 337–72. Lyon, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 1995 ACRYLAMIDE CAS: 79-06-1 C3H5NO Synonyms: Acrylic amide; propenamide; ethylenecarboxamide; vinyl amide Physical Form. White crystalline powder Uses. In the production of polyacrylamides, which are used in water and waste treatment, paper and pulp processing, cosmetic additives, and textile processing; in adhesives and grouts; as cross-linking agents in vinyl polymers Exposure.